Brihat-katha-shloka-samgraha [sanskrit]

35,982 words

The Sanskrit edition of the Brihat-katha-shloka-samgraha: an epic story in the form of a narrative detailling Naravahanadatta’s quest to become the emperor of the Vidyadharas. Similair to the Kathasaritsagara, the Brhatkathaslokasamgraha also represents one of the several abridgements of the “Great Story” (Brihatkatha), said to have originally consisted of 700,000 shlokas (metrical verses). Alternative titles: Bṛhatkathāślokasaṃgraha (बृहत्कथाश्लोकसंग्रह), Bṛhatkathāślokasaṅgraha (बृहत्कथाश्लोकसङ्ग्रह), Bṛhat-kathā-śloka-saṃgraha (बृहत्-कथा-श्लोक-संग्रह), Brihatkathashlokasamgraha, Brhatkathaslokasangraha, Brhat-katha-sloka-samgraha (sangraha).

Verse 22.281

बिभेद लवशः पिच्छं कपालं च कपालशः ।
चिच्छेद गुडिकां शश्वत् शङ्खस्फतिकमण्डनम् ॥ २८१ ॥

bibheda lavaśaḥ picchaṃ kapālaṃ ca kapālaśaḥ |
ciccheda guḍikāṃ śaśvat śaṅkhasphatikamaṇḍanam || 281 ||

The Sanskrit text of Brihat-katha-shloka-samgraha Verse 22.281 is contained in the book Brihat Katha Shloka Samgraha (Hindi translation) by Shri Budhaswami (श्री बुधस्वामी). This book is not available online so in order to read the full text and translation you should buy the book:

Buy now! Sanskrit text by Shri Budhaswami (श्री बुधस्वामी) (1990)

Glossary of Sanskrit terms

Note: This extracts Sanskrit terms and links to English definitions from the glossary, based on an experimental segmentation of verse (22.281). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Lavashah, Piccha, Kapala, Sha, Shas, Gudika, Shashvat,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Brihat-katha-shloka-samgraha Verse 22.281). If the system was successful in segmenting the sentence, you will see of which words it is made up of, generally consisting of Nouns, Pronouns, Verbs, Participles and Indeclinables. Click on the link to show all possible derivations of the word.

  • Line 1: “bibheda lavaśaḥ picchaṃ kapālaṃ ca kapālaśaḥ
  • bibheda -
  • bhid (verb class 1)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
    bhid (verb class 7)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
  • lavaśaḥ -
  • lavaśaḥ (indeclinable)
  • piccham -
  • piccha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    picchā (noun, feminine)
  • kapālam -
  • kapāla (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    kapāla (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    kapālā (noun, feminine)
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • kapāla -
  • kapāla (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    kapāla (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • śaḥ -
  • śas (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    śas (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    śa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “ciccheda guḍikāṃ śaśvat śaṅkhasphatikamaṇḍanam
  • ciccheda -
  • chid (verb class 7)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
    chid (verb class 9)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
  • guḍikām -
  • guḍikā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • śaśvat -
  • śaśvat (indeclinable)
    śaśvat (noun, masculine)
    śaśvat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • Cannot analyse śaṅkhasphatikamaṇḍanam

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Brihat-katha-shloka-samgraha Verse 22.281

Cover of edition (2019)

The Katha Sarit Sagara: The Ocean of the Streams of Story (2 Volumes)
by C.H. Tawney (2019)

1412 pages; (Translated from the Original Sanskrit); [Publisher: Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt. Lt.]; ISBN: 9788121505017

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